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Fat spouses and hours of work: are body and Pareto weights correlated?

  • Sonia Oreffice


  • Climent Quintana-Domeque


D1, J1, J22 Copyright Oreffice and Quintana-Domeque; licensee Springer. 2012

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Article provided by Springer & Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA) in its journal IZA Journal of Labor Economics.

Volume (Year): 1 (2012)
Issue (Month): 1 (December)
Pages: 1-21

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Handle: RePEc:spr:izalbr:v:1:y:2012:i:1:p:1-21:10.1186/2193-8997-1-6
DOI: 10.1186/2193-8997-1-6
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